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Brickbat: Bad Dog

7 hours agoNews : Reason

Joanna Armand says her dog Zeus has never bitten anyone and no one has ever filed a complaint about he dog. Her daughter O'Hara Owens, who has severe neck problems and must use a wheelchair, says Zeus is the first to notice if she is in pain and comfort her. Show More Summary

Carbon Black might just be the coolest wheelchair on the block

7 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Since suffering a broken back at age 14, Andrew Slorance has imagined reinventing the wheelchair. Now, more than 30 years following his spinal injury, the broadcast journalist-turned entrepreneur is finally setting the wheels in motion. Show More Summary

This is definitely the most heartwarming story you'll read today.

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

This is definitely the most heartwarming story you'll read today. A woman adopted a paralyzed stray dog she found dragging himself across a beach in Thailand. Now healthy, with a wheelchair, Leo the dog is living the squirrel-chasing life in Canada. The Dodo has the story. Read more...

The Secret Life of the American Airport Worker

I've spent the last six months investigating the lives of America's airport workers: the wheelchair pushers, the cabin cleaners, the baggage handlers, the people who will—instead of heading back to their own family members—assist ours as we travel this week. Show More Summary

Saving Zeus: Family With Wheelchair Bound Daughter Fights To Save Pit Bull From Pit Bull, Rottweiler Ban

The fight over whether or not pit bulls are inherently vicious, dangerous animals or perfectly friendly family oriented pets that are potentially as loving, if not more so, than any other member of the canine community, has been raging...Show More Summary

L.A. County will redesign jails for disabled inmates after lawsuit

Six years after a lawsuit alleged horrific conditions for inmates in wheelchairs, Los Angeles County officials have agreed to wide-ranging changes to bring their aging jails into compliance with federal disability law.

L.A. County settles suit by disabled inmates alleging foul conditions

Five years after disabled jail inmates sued, alleging horrific conditions for those who used wheelchairs, Los Angeles County officials have agreed to a settlement.

L.A. County settles suit by disabled inmates alleging foul conditions

Five years after disabled jail inmates sued, alleging horrific conditions for those who used wheelchairs, Los Angeles County officials have agreed to a settlement.

Michael Schumacher Paralyzed, Unable To Speak And Wheelchair Bound

Michael Schumacher is allegedly paralyzed, in a wheelchair and unable to speak, according to Philipe Streiff. Streiff, a former racing driver who is a quadriplegic, is a good friend of the seven-time Formula One world champion. The 59-year-old made the revelation about Schumacher’s condition while talking to French radio [via Daily Mail]. Show More Summary

Monkeys Steer Wheelchairs With Their Brains, Raising Hope for Paralyzed People

Brain-machine interfaces have become a buzzword in recent years, triggering headlines when, for example, Brown University's John Donoghue's human patients drank coffee and picked up objects with robotic arms controlled by brain-implanted...Show More Summary

‘All About That Chair’ Feel Good Video Of The Day

This is the BEST spoof of Meghan Trainor’s hit song ‘All About That Bass’ that I’ve ever seen. Heather Schouten is in a wheelchair, so she “modified” the hit song to create ‘All About That Chair.’ RELATED: Kids react to ‘All About That Bass’ video. Heather demonstrates a fantastic attitude about being “all about the […]

The GRIT Freedom Chair takes the wheelchair mountain biking

The wheelchair provides invaluable mobility to those with disabilities, but there are countless places where it can't go. Trails, parks, beaches, woods …without a paved road or structured pathway, the wheelchair can quickly find itself out of its element. Show More Summary

Haunted Half-Pipe: Skateboarding in an Abandoned Psych Ward

In place of the usual ramps, rails and pipes are busted wheelchairs, dusty bowling pins and gaping holes in wooden floors as skater Rob Miceli maneuvers his...

Dog with amputated leg moves again with help of wheel

A devoted dog has been given a new lease of life after beating cancer and having a leg amputated - after being fitted with an adorable wheelchair.

IL: CTA Rider Develops "Roll With Me" App for Wheelchair Users

To make it easier for wheelchair users to get around the CTA, Ouyoun has created a free app that gives riders transit directions that only include CTA stations with working elevators and/or wheelchair ramps and CTA buses, which all have ramps.

IL: CTA Rider Develops App for Wheelchair Users

To make it easier for wheelchair users to get around the CTA, Ouyoun has created a free app that gives riders transit directions that only include CTA stations with working elevators and/or wheelchair ramps and CTA buses, which all have ramps.

A Wounded Veteran Surprised His New Wife With A First Dance… WITHOUT His Wheelchair! Watch The Heartwarming Moment HERE!

If you need a little boost to get you through your day, this will DEFINITELY do the trick! Earlier this year, veteran Joey Johnson had all eyes on him as he embraced his new wife Michelle and the two shared their first dance together as a married couple! Now normally that's already enough to get the waterworks [...]

Paraplegic Veteran Surprises His Bride With First Dance on Their Wedding Day

Paraplegic veteran, Sergeant Joey Johnson surprised his wife when he got out of his wheelchair for the first dance at their wedding. Sgt. Johnson served for ten months in Afghanistan and met his wife, Michelle Johnson, at a country music concert four weeks after his return. Michelle said, “We realized that we had the same […]

Awesome Things That Can Be Made with 3D Printing

2 weeks agoOdd : Off Stuff Magazine

From life-saving medical devices to a dress, it seems like almost anything can now be made with 3D printers. Doggie Wheelchair Furniture Body Armor For Barbies Prosthetics for humans… and animals. Houses Stop Motion Animation Custom medical implants, such as this jawbone. and this skull replacement. T-Rex Shower Head Jewelry Car Ball Of Gears iPhone […]

George H.W. Bush Doesn’t Even ‘Know Who Michelle Obama Is!’ Ex-Prez Might Have Dementia, Top Docs Suggest

George H.W. Bush recently missed a high-profile White House event, as he’s been confined to a wheelchair in his Kennebunkport, Maine estate due to a battle with the disease vascular… READ ON

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